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Arcanum: Magick VS Tech

03/2007

First things first: you are not reading this wrong, it’s magick and not magic. In the world of Arcanum, that is.

Arcanum: Party Seleciton

03/2007

Party Numer ONE - November 2004 Level - 25. Laprovski - Male Dwarf - Raised by Monks Skills - Technologist: firearms, gunsmithy, electricity & explosives

Arcanum: the Gunslinger

03/2007

Overview All right, you want yourself a cool character with even cooler guns. The problem is: technology is not that easy in Arcanum.

Arcanum: the Review

03/2007

Hooray hooray for classic urgh-so-bad-graphics-but-so-good-gameplay RPG-games like this! Arcanum is without a doubt the best game Troika ever made, and that deserves something extra.

Arx Fatalis: the Review

03/2007

Not many first person action Roleplaying games are well known, except the Ultima Underground series and of course the Elder Scrolls games.

Baldur's Gate 2: Party Guide

03/2007

Party Number TWO - 06 Jan. 2006 (download link no longer available) Party Numer TWO - 06 Jan. 2006 Attitude: Xandarr, my main character.

Baldur's Gate 2: Spell Protection

03/2007

Lots of misunderstanding exist for breaking through the spell protections of high level spell casting creatures. This guide is an almost exact copy of zvijers guide at the gone forgotten wars forum, also carried on by “The Hero’s Guide to a Successful adventure”.

Bugs Are Features

03/2007

I’m getting fairly tired of defending Arcanum on various cough, console lovers message boards and against friends. Everybody seems to prefer Oblivion-style Roleplaying gameplay mechanics.

Lode Runner: The Legend Returns Review

03/2007

Core mechanics A concept almost as old as Pong, the Godfather of nowadays gaming. You climb up and down little ladders, collecting various forms of loot.

Riviera: The Promised Review

03/2007

Riviera: the Promised Land is the Roleplaying debut game of the japanese developer Sting, released on the Game Boy Advance in 2005.

Windows 2D Platforming

03/2007

Platform games, one of the most dominant game genres in gaming history. They spawned a whole lot of spin-off series (run-and-gun, platform puzzles, Apogee’s shareware system, Mario 64’s 3D platform debut).

Infinity Engine Mods

01/2007

A few days ago, Obsidian’s modular Roleplaying game Neverwinter Nights 2 was released. NWN is well-known for its overwhelming amounth of fan-made modules and even whole Community Packs.

Castlevania Portrait of Ruin Review

01/2007

Castlevania games tend to pop up each year on Nintendo’s Handheld platform. The last entries: Aria of Sorrow and Dawn of Sorrow, followed the story of Soma, who mysteriously inherited Dracula’s dark abilities.

Handheld Castlevanias

01/2007

Portrait of Ruin is the second Nintendo DS Castlevania game. Maybe, if Komani thinks it'll be worthwile, a third one will follow, since there have been three Castlevania games released for the predecessor the Gameboy Advance.

RPG Concepts: Items

01/2007

Items present in the World Did you ever play an RPG, wondering why the world is so empty?

RPG Concepts: NPCS

01/2007

Watch the NPC Reaction video tests! » An NPC is basically a character not controlled by the player, who can be of great importance during the many main or side quests.

The DS X-Treme Cartridge: A First Look

11/2006

Nearly a month ago, the first batch of completely new SLOT-1 based Nintendo DS flash cartridges shipped. Yes, it is finally here!

Impressive GBA RPGs

11/2006

Since the Nintendo DS has been released a couple of years ago, many game related websites predicted a quick and painful death for the Game Boy Advance.

Simon The Sorcerer 2 Review

11/2006

Simon the Sorcerer II: “The Lion, the Wizard and the Wardrobe” is an adventure game from the British game company Adventure Soft who also produced the prequel, Simon the Sorcerer.

BG2/Infinity Engine Mods

11/2006

A few days ago, Obsidian’s modular Roleplaying game Neverwinter Nights 2 was released. NWN is well-known for its overwhelming amounth of fan-made modules and even whole Community Packs.